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Technical Certificate - Advanced Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic Education


The purpose of this program is to elevate, through a rigorous training program, entry level Basic Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to the classification of Paramedic (EMTP). After fulfilling the requirements of this program, graduates are qualified to sit for both the Arkansas State and the National Registry Paramedic Exams. This program exceeds the standards set forth by the U.S. Department of Transportation EMS-Paramedic guide and the Arkansas EMTP Training Site requirements.

Special admission requirements apply to this program. Students must submit a Health Sciences application form and meet with the Program Director, 501-760-4158.

College Required Courses - 1 Credit Hours Total

All of the following are required:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Orientation 1101 Freshman Orientation 1 Fall & Spring Semesters

EMSP Major Courses - 33 Credit Hours Total

All of the following are required:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 1203 Emergency Respiratory Support 3
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 1403 Pharmacology 3
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 1601 Etymology 1
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 1603 Patient Assessment 3
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 2402 Anatomy & Physiology 2
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 1303 Emergency Cardiac Care 3
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 2203 Medical-Surgical Emergencies 3
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 2603 Advanced Cardiac Life Support 3
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 2702 Advanced Med-Surgical Laboratory 2
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 2802 Specific Topics/Emergency Medicine 2
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 2303 Clinical Practicum 3
Emerg Med Services - Paramedic 2403 Field Internship 3 Fall & Spring Semesters

31 Credit Hours Total

Courses prerequisite to another class require a minimum grade of "C" in order to advance to the next course.